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OnBeep Onyx: Star Trek-Like Communicator Badges

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As a geek I have always wanted my own communicator badges like the ones worn by characters in Star Trek – something that actually works and isn’t just decorative. Well, a company called OnBeep has a product called Onyx that could fit the bill. Number one, to my ready room. My fish needs feeding!

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Onyx is basically a small, clip-on walkie talkie that you can wear near your face instead of attaching to a pocket on your pants. You do need a smart phone or mobile device with bluetooth and data access to run Onyx, but it is as close as we have come to an actual Star Trek communicator.

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It weighs just over 1.5 ounces and is activated with a light touch. Just clip it onto your shirt. The first production run should get to customers in December. Once the technology gets smaller, I am hopeful we will be able to buy one shaped like the real thing.

[via Gizmodo via Nerd Approved]



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